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WisDOT presents plan for I-94 and Hwy. 35 lane additions
Montana man killed in rural St. Croix County crash
St. Croix Co. abruptly pulls back plan for worker health assessments
Fisher joins national effort to help caregivers of ill, wounded vets
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Wild Side: Bluebirds are looking for housing
Wildcats’ comeback falls short at state
Green Bay bound!
State tournaments on Comcast
Wildcat girls qualify for first state hoops tourney
Easter bunny delivers at egg hunt
Hudson is featured destination on ‘Discover Wisconsin’
Relay-goers dance the night away
RF family on the Price is Right
Weekend Happenings, March 27-29
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CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/26/15 Community Meeting- Park Master Plans
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/23/15 Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/24/15 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/26/15 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/6/15 Public Hearing re: Cernohous Rezone Request
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Minnard Anderson, 85
Corrine Anne Drost, 75
Mary Anne (Frable) Hetrick, 64
Featured syndicated column: Legislature waits for us to file our state tax returns
Featured column: A class act: Character of River Falls students shines for all
Days Gone By
Featured syndicated column: Veto Threat? Transportation borrowing; ‘Iowa-caucus budget’
Featured column: River Falls Public Library notes
Get Out! Deals
February 19, 2009
State budget hole grows, state programs to blame
There's one huge detail Gov. Jim Doyle left out of his budget speech Tuesday night that the expected deficit has grown again. It's now $5.9 billion, up from the $5.7 billion projected just a few weeks ago. The governor's aides disclosed the discrepancy at a briefing Tuesday. The...
February 19, 2009 - 9:00am
February 12, 2009
Doyle announces tax hikes and spending cuts to fix budget hole
Facing a $528.8 million shortfall in the current biennial budget, Gov. Jim Doyle announced plans that will cut $167.3 million from that number. The remaining $361.5 million deficit Doyle said will be dealt with in his coming 2009-11 biennial budget. "This bill lays critical groundwork...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Watchdog group says budget hole may be less
A non-partisan watchdog group says the state's projected $5.4 billion budget hole is based on assumptions and may in fact not be that large. Officials with the Madison-based Wisconsin Taxpayer's Alliance say the budget deficit being touted by state officials is based in part on...
December 8, 2008 - 9:00am
December 1, 2008
Wisconsinites expected to pay heavily to close budget hole
We don't know how yet but we do know that Wisconsinites will pay dearly to balance the current state budget and the next one. Lawmakers will close a $350 million shortfall in the current budget as soon as they get back to Madison in January. Then in February, Gov. Jim Doyle will...
December 1, 2008 - 9:00am
November 21, 2008
State budget hole now worst in history
Wisconsin is now facing its worst budget deficit in history, according to Michael Morgan, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Administration. Morgan issued that statement in the annual DOA budget report issued Thursday. In the report, DOA officials noted that the state will...
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
November 17, 2008
Doyle says state budget hole could be $5 billion
Gov. Doyle said Tuesday the state is facing the prospect of a $5 billion deficit in the budget legislators will take up next year for the two-year period starting next July 1. For the current year, which ends June 30, 2009, Doyle said there is potential for up to a $500 million...
November 17, 2008 - 9:00am
July 14, 2008
Man accused in real estate agent death pleads insanity
A man who allegedly killed a real estate agent who was showing him a house near Cambridge is now pleading innocent by insanity.
July 14, 2008 - 12:00am
January 28, 2008
State may be staring down a $300-$400 million budget hole
Although it is a preliminary report by the non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau, the state may be facing a deficit of $300 - $400 million in the current budget. Bob Lang, LFB director, told the co-chairs of the Legislature's budget committee of his bureau's findings in a letter...
January 28, 2008 - 9:00am